Head of Bid Management (f/m/d) Rail Automation

Job Description

If you really want to make a difference – make it with us

Siemens Mobility is a separately managed company of Siemens AG. As a leader in transport solutions for more than 160 years, Siemens Mobility is constantly innovating its portfolio in its core areas of rolling stock, rail automation and electrification, turnkey systems, intelligent traffic systems as well as related services. With digitalization, Siemens Mobility is enabling mobility operators worldwide to make infrastructure intelligent, increase value sustainably over the entire lifecycle, enhance passenger experience and guarantee availability. In fiscal year 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, the former Siemens Mobility Division posted revenue of €8.8 billion and had around 34,200 employees worldwide.

Your new role – challenging and future-oriented
  • You will be responsible for bid management for track technology in mainline rail transport. Furthermore, you will assume leadership, including in major interdisciplinary bid projects.
  • You will head up an intercultural team of 15 employees in which bid managers, schedulers, and technical experts (system managers) work together, on both a functional and disciplinary level.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that we submit high-quality bids on schedule for projects around the globe. This will involve prioritizing tasks and resources and defining bid strategies.
  • You will manage all internal parties involved in the bid process (sales, product management, research & development, project execution) and ensure an uninterrupted flow of information.
  • In particularly important bid projects you will act as the point of contact for our customers and ensure that requirements have been understood and are implemented as best as possible.
  • You will always keep a close eye on the bid processes and use your feel for optimization potential and market trends to improve them.

Your qualifications – solid and appropriate
  • You have a university degree (Masters/Bachelors) which focuses on engineering.
  • You also have many years of professional experience in bid management, engineering, or project execution.
  • Your impressive profile includes expertise in railway signaling technology. Knowledge of our mainline product portfolio would be advantageous. 
  • Furthermore, you have practical experience in contract management.
  • You are accustomed to working in intercultural and interdisciplinary project environments. 
  • What is more, you are willing to travel (approx. 30%) and have excellent English skills. A good command of German is desirable but not essential.
Getting in touch with us – straightforward and direct

if you would like to find out more about Siemens before applying.
+49 (9131) 17 52430
if you wish to discuss any initial questions with our recruitment team. The contact person handling this job ad is Karl-Christian Gerbaulet.
if you would like more information about jobs and careers at Siemens.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

Job ID: 178473

Organization: Mobility

Company: Siemens Mobility GmbH

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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